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Which mic will do well for both of these?

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by SlimT, Feb 17, 2008.


  1. SlimT

    SlimT

    Feb 27, 2002
    Eden Prairie, MN
    Hi,

    I'm looking to get two mics that will work well in both of these situations:

    1) Stereo pair for live recording (gig at a bar)
    2) Overhead drum mics for studio recording

    I have a budget - would like to get it done for under $250. I have a stereo condensor mic, Audio Technica Pro 24 XY, and I would like to get better sound than that can capture and also have standard XLR connectors. I'm happy to get mics that require phantom power.

    Thanks much.
     
  2. Hi, SlimT.

    I have used a pair of Pearl CR-57 "elephant *****" for both of those situations.

    Condensers that can be run with phantom power as well as with standard 9V battery. Should be relatively cheap in e-bay, I have a feeling that it's been a while since these were been sold as new.

    Regards
    Sam
     

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